Entolasia Stapf

Description of the genus

Inflorescence of racemes along a central axis, the spikelets borne singly on the rhachis or in neat appressed secondary racemelets. Spikelets narrowly elliptic. Inferior glume short, triangular, the superior as long as spikelet. Superior lemma coriaceous, pubescent.

Worldwide: Five species in tropical Africa and Australia.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
imbricata StapfB,N,SLk

Other sources of information about Entolasia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Entolasia
Flora of Caprivi: Entolasia
Flora of Malawi: Entolasia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Entolasia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Entolasia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Entolasia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Entolasia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Entolasia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Entolasia
JSTOR Plant Science: Entolasia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Entolasia
Plants of the World Online: Entolasia
Tropicos: Entolasia
Wikipedia: Entolasia

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Entolasia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1991, retrieved 7 December 2023

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